Vacancy Detail

Link Worker

Role:               Link Worker

Based:            Stoke-on-Trent

Rate:               £15 UMB

Start Date:      ASAP

Duration:        Temp until Mar 2025 (possibility of extension)

Hours:             Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm


Our client, a specialist homeless charity in Stoke-on-Trent are looking to recruit a Link Worker to join their team.


Synopsis of Duties:

  • Providing support to individuals, including: benefits applications, housing sustainment issues, health education, employment and addiction
  • Supporting people in their homes and out in the community
  • Liaising with support agencies where necessary in order to meet additional complex needs
  • Liaising with residents and community including external organisations and charities to foster and develop positive relationships and community cojesion in the smooth delivery of service
  • Developing clear support plans and details risk assessment and management
  • Supporting people whilst transitioning into accommodation, ensuring they are aware of their tenancy obligations, such as rent payments


Essential Requirements

  • Experience of working with people with complex needs including: homelessness, substance misuse, mental health, etc
  • Experience liaising with social, health, housing and Criminal Justice agencies
  • Knowledge of housing and welfare entitlement
  • Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding issues and ability to address them appropriately
  • DBS on the update service or dated within the last 12 months
  • Full UK driving licence and own vehicle


Supporting Futures Consulting acts as both an employer and an agency.

Location: Stoke-on-Trent | Salary: 15 per hour | Job type: Contract | Posted: 03/07/2024